Opening Nights

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Franc Ashman: Harry Potter And The Cursed Child

3 July, 2018 - 2 weeks ago Frances Ashman | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Nick Gregan
Franc Ashman has been announced as the new Hermione Granger in the 9 times Olivier award winning play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child. Franc will take over from Nicola Alexis, performing at the Palace Theatre, West End from mid July. Directed by John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is written by Jack Thorne and JK Rowling and first premiered in London in 2016, going on to win the most Olivier Awards in history. The production

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Daryl McCormack: The Lieutenant of Inishmore (Noël Coward – West End)

15 June, 2018 - 1 month ago Daryl McCormack
Daryl McCormack plays Brendan in a brand new production of Martin McDonagh’s play The Lieutenant of Inishmore , working alongside Aidan Turner at the Noël Coward Theatre, West End. McDonagh’s black comedy play is directed by Michael Grandage and set in County Galway, Ireland in 1993 as the Northern Ireland peace process gets underway. The play follows Padraic, who is part of the INLA, a splinter group of the IRA, whose methods prove too extreme and violent for the group. The

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Paul Kemp: Imperium (Gielgud Theatre – West End)

14 June, 2018 - 1 month ago Paul Kemp | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Laura Doddington
Paul Kemp (pictured left) plays Quintus in the West End transfer of the Robert Harris’ best-selling Cicero Trilogy. Following his stunning RSC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies (2013/14), Mike Poulton turned his pen to the thrilling world of Ancient Rome with a brand-new version of Imperium: Parts 1 & 2. Cicero, the greatest orator of his age, devoted all his energy and cunning to preserve the rule of law, and defend

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Yardie plays at Berlinale and Sundance Film Festival 2018

23 January, 2018 - 5 months ago
Feature film Yardie which marks Idris Elba's directorial debut has just played at the Berlinale after receiving it's world premiere at Sundance. The film stars both Akin Gazi who plays Arif and Adnan Mustafa in the role of Engin. The film is an adaptation of Jamaican-born British writer Victor Headley’s 1992 crime novel about a courier carrying cocaine from Jamaica to London who decides to go it alone and disappears into the mean streets of Hackney with a kilo of white

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Waleed Elgadi – RSC Rome Season

23 March, 2017 - 1 year ago Waleed Elgadi | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Cameron Slater
Waleed Elgadi opens in the RSC's Rome Season in Stratford-Upon-Avon, prior to a London transfer. This season leads with four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome. Julius Caesar begins the season, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war. Next is Antony & Cleopatra. Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Antony chooses a life of decadent

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Lena Kaur: The Seven Acts of Mercy (RSC)

1 December, 2016 - 1 year ago
It's Press Night of The RSC's production of The Seven Acts of Mercy tonight at the Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, with Lena Kaur as Donna. Naples, 1606. Inside an unfinished church, a painting is emerging from the darkness. The Seven Acts of Mercy is Caravaggio’s masterpiece - and his first painting since he killed a man and fled Rome. As the artist works, he is fuelled by anger, self-loathing and his driving need to create a work that speaks of compassion

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The Weekend Movie Premiere

28 November, 2016 - 1 year ago Joivan Wade | Sainou Talent Agency London | Copyright (c) Skiddy
Tonight is the UK premiere of The Weekend Movie in Leicester Square, starring Sainou's Percelle Ascott, Dee Kaate, and Joivan Wade (aka YouTube stars Mandem On The Wall). Lifelong friends Derrick (Joivan), Malcolm (Percelle) and Tyler (Dee) accidentally come across £100,000. They embark on a hilarious spending spree, splashing the cash on expensive haircuts, new threads, a Range Rover and the party to end all parties: The Weekend to end all weekends. But the money belongs to

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William Travis : Ghosts Press Night

23 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
Home Theatre Manchester presents Ghosts which opens to the press this evening starring William Travis as Jacob. The Olivier Award winning Polly Findlay directs this new production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Ghosts. It tells the story of a woman who’s spent years creating the illusion of a happy marriage to a successful, charming man. Long after his death, she is still trapped by the emotional after-effects of the truth – that he was a serial adulterer and a reckless alcoholic. Stifled by

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Akin Gazi: Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them

15 November, 2016 - 1 year ago
It's the London premiere tonight of Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them, with Sainou's Akin Gazi as Auror. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is a 2016 British fantasy film directed by David Yates and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. A spin-off of the Harry Potter film series, the film was written by J. K. Rowling (in her screenwriting debut), inspired by her book of the same

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Michelle Francis: School of Rock Press Night

14 November, 2016 - 1 year ago Michelle Francis | Sainou Talent Agency London (c) Faye Thomas
The Original London cast of School of Rock open to the press this evening with Sainou's Michelle Francis as Mrs Williams. The show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. The production is directed by Laurence Connor. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production plays at the New London Theatre. School of Rock - The Musical is based on the film of the same name which originally starred Jack Black and follows a failed, wannabe

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